Teenage girl stabbed to death 'on way to party'

Zjan Shirinian A TEENAGE girl from Seven Kings has died after being stabbed in the neck and left in a pool of blood on the pavement. Aliza Mirza, 18, who lived with her family in Lansdowne Road, died on arrival at Whipps Cross Hospital, Leytonstone, at just before 8pm o

Zjan Shirinian

A TEENAGE girl from Seven Kings has died after being stabbed in the neck and left in a pool of blood on the pavement.

Aliza Mirza, 18, who lived with her family in Lansdowne Road, died on arrival at Whipps Cross Hospital, Leytonstone, at just before 8pm on Saturday.

The youngster, who was taking her A-levels at Canon Palmer Catholic High School, Aldborough Road South, Seven Kings, was found lying mortally injured in Forest View Road, Manor Park.

Police are now appealing for witnesses as they investigate what happened.

It is believed the teenager was on her way to a party.

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Officers conducted a fingertip search of the area and bloodstains and glass could be seen near one of the blocks of flats in the street.

A 17-year-old boy and a 45-year-old man have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Two women aged 20 and 41 and a man aged 42 are also in police custody after being arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.

Anyone with information is asked to call the incident room on 020 8345 3775, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

* Did you know Aliza? Call Zjan Shirinian on 020 8477 3806